Dutch 'Weed Pass': No More Marijuana For Amsterdam Tourists

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"Via AP/The Huffington Post: ""This country of canals and tulips is also famous for ""coffee shops"" where joints and cappuccinos share the menu. Now, the Netherlands' famed tolerance for drugs could be going up in smoke. A judge on Friday upheld a government plan to ban foreign tourists from buying marijuana by introducing a ""weed pass"" available only to Dutch citizens and permanent residents..."".* Ana Kasparian and Ben Mankiewicz break it down on The Young Turks.

*Read more from MIKE CORDER and TOBY STERLING: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/27/dutch-weed-pass-upheld_n_1458434.html

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